Kendra Jones

Day 1 Reflection: Asking for Help

Yesterday, as we were watching the Lewis Blackman film, a question flashed across the screen that immediately resonated with me. It was, “How do we create a culture where calling for help isn’t a sign of weakness but safety excellence?” As a new nursing clinical instructor, I think about this question often. There are only so many lessons or words of advice you can impart to your students in the short amount of time you have with them, but asking for help is one lesson I’m quickly learning is essential to teach. When students approach me with a question that I don’t know the answer to, I’m honest about what I don’t know, but direct them to resources we can use to find the answer. This requires incredible vulnerability and humility. It’s scary to reveal that you don’t know the answer to a question, especially to people who look to… Continue reading

AELPS 2022 Dates

- CMF Scholars (Week 1)*: 6/5/22 - 6/9/22
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